What is Androgenetic (Androgenic) alopecia?
Androgenetic alopecia is a condition of hair loss problem which is known as male or female pattern baldness and it is related to hormones (androgens) and genetics. In this condition male or female pattern is distinguished by fading hairline on the top and front of the head. You experience this problem due to your family background that also had this issue. You can call this a genetic issue which is attributed to genetic predisposition.
Both men and women experience this type of alopecia. Men are more likely to have this problem which is often faster and at early age you face hair loss. The combination of hormones and heredity are responsible for this condition. The main reason of this pattern is unexplained. Male hormone is the common androgen that is present both in men and women.
In reversible telogen shedding, much hair coming out which is not like in male-pattern hair loss in which you don't notice much hair coming out. You will notice the “M shaped” pattern and this is the normal development. It does not mean that they are losing hair.
There are some myths about this hair loss condition that people think that this pattern baldness comes from the relative of their mother. But in actually, baldness is characterized by genes which are inherited from the mother and father. So you can guess about how he or she will turn out by making the prediction from his/her family. Doctors are researching on it to find the exact cause of this pattern problem. Some people also think that poor circulation does not cause hair loss but it does.
There are so many alternatives available in market to stop hair loss and promote growth at the bald area. There are many products such as shampoo, conditioner, vitamins, supplements and other in which some are scientifically proven and some are not and claim to help hair grow in specified areas. These products do not have any evidence so do not need to use these products as these are useless and unproven.
Hair transplant is the most effective and scientific proven treatment which is surgical procedure. It enhances hair growth and you get hair at the bald area. This is the very popular treatment which has so many evidences available in the internet.